Chris Sims On Why It’s Better to be Robin and The Choose Your Own Adventure Book Where Batman Always Dies

When I was a kid, I totally checked this book out of my elementary school library. From Comics Alliance's Chris Sims: Considering that I grew up to be the world's leading Batmanologist, it might be a surprise to learn that when I was kid, I never really wanted to be Batman. I always wanted to … Continue reading Chris Sims On Why It’s Better to be Robin and The Choose Your Own Adventure Book Where Batman Always Dies

Movies That Make You Put Down the Remote (And Stay Up Way Too Late)

I have a pretty easy rubric for knowing which movies are my favorite.  When I find it on TV, will I watch it till the end no matter what point it's at and no matter how late at night it is?  For these, the answer is "yes."   In no particular order: True Grit (original) Batman … Continue reading Movies That Make You Put Down the Remote (And Stay Up Way Too Late)

Will DC’s Relaunch Mean More Sales? (And He-Man Comics from the 80s).

Sadly, no, DC's relaunch does NOT include a new line of He-Man books in the classic continuity.  DC did do a He-Man miniseries in 1983, which I now proudly own in its entirely thanks to my LCS (local comic store) and one Alexander Hamilton. Dropped in on the LCS yesterday to ask if they were … Continue reading Will DC’s Relaunch Mean More Sales? (And He-Man Comics from the 80s).

DC Reboot: Batman #1, Nightwing #1. What, All of the Sudden We’re Not Wearing Tights Anymore?

This is from BleedingCool.  It's the cover to the rebooted Batman #1. I see Two-Face, Croc, Scarecrow, and the Riddler.  Not sure who the guy getting punched is.  The Riddler has a green question mark shaved into his head. Two-Face looks like a teenager.  Consider yourself retconned. I do wonder if DC will keep a … Continue reading DC Reboot: Batman #1, Nightwing #1. What, All of the Sudden We’re Not Wearing Tights Anymore?